Going Through It is a podcast about how hard it can be to figure out when to quit and when to keep going. This season comedian Jenny Yang sits down with 15 guests to talk about their Going Through It moments and how the unexpected wisdom from a parent, a grandparent or an elder helped them navigate the pivotal moments that have defined their lives, careers, and relationships.
Permission to Grow Old with Margaret Cho
Margaret Cho grew up watching Joan Rivers perform standup on TV. When Margaret became a comic herself, Joan supported her with words, actions, and jokes.
Look to the Hills with Tia Mowry
In a family filled with strong women, the spirit, wisdom and love of Tia Mowry’s grandmother endures.
Mango Island with Fawzia Mirza
When Fawzia Mirza was 18, her mom enlisted her to smuggle her mom’s favorite fruit, Pakistani mangoes, from Canada to the US. Now, as a queer Muslim fimmaker, she still values the mango as a way they still connect.
Introducing: A new season of Partners
Any successful partnership—business, romantic, or creative—starts with a meaningful connection between 2 people. Partners is a podcast about the people whose journey together led to the creation of something extraordinary.
A Way of Thanking Her with Alexander Chee
Cultural constraints kept Alexander Chee’s grandmother from pursuing Chinese Calligraphy until late in life. Alex created the Yi Dae Up Fellowship in her name to help give women writers of Asian descent the chance she didn’t get.
You Have to Fall and See if the Wings Work with Franklin Leonard
When Franklin Leonard found himself out of his big-wig Hollywood job, he wanted to mope. His mentor, the legendary Hollywood attorney Nina Shaw, wasn’t having it.
Jenny Yang brings perspective and balance
Absolutely love Jenny Yang as a host for this show! Episodes are the perfect mix of levity and deep moments. Short format is nice too, easy to listen to and easier to remember the bits of wisdom
Tracy Clayton is the best - it’s an incredible gift how she holds space for her guests and the audience this way. Thank you for giving us something so needed and soul affirming and unique. I wish incredible people through history had been interviewed by someone so talented.
A1 production, wow
I absolutely love the whole production of this podcast. I appreciate the credits in the end of the episode to show some love to the bts folks that out everything together.
My favorite episodes are with Ashley C. Ford & Lena Waithe! They were very inspiring, eloquent, & just.... straight up... REAL.
Thanks for the content